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The world, including a well-meaning India, fiddles while Kabul burns

2017-06-01

By Dr. Davood Moradian

June 01, 2017

As Kabul begins to look Stalingrad in the Second World War, it’s not clear whether the international coalition of democracies has the will and determination to take on the Islamo-fascists

Babur would be rolling in his grave to see his beloved city, Kabul, city of a large varieties of tulips and different wines, resembling Stalingrad during the Second World War. Many Afghans a

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Recommendations for the US & Afghan Governments

2017-05-25

Compiled by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies

As the new US administration is trying to set its policy for countering the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, on Thursday 20 April 2017, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held its Second Round of National Dialogue on the topic of “The relationship between Afghanistan and the United States of America”. A number of experts in international

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AISS representative attends “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation”

2017-05-18

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative attended the China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative: “A New Silk Road linking Asia, Africa and Europe” which was held from 14-15 May, 2017 in Beijing, China. The BRF is the highest-level forum under the Belt and Road Initiative and it aims to discuss ways to boost cooperation, build cooperation platforms and share cooperation outcomes. The One Belt One Road summit, the

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AISS representative attends “Rebuilding Trust: Dialogue – Interaction – Crisis

2017-05-17

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative attended in “Rebuilding Trust: Dialogue – Interaction – Crisis Management” Conference which was conducted in Vienna, Austria from May 11-13, 2017. The conference was co-organized by the Liechtenstein Institute at Princeton University and the Austrian Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). The main theme of the conference was addre

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AISS representative attends “De-radicalization” Symposium in Diffa, Niger

2017-05-17

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) representative attended in International Symposium on the de-radicalization of young people and the reintegration Boko Haram militants who have repented. The aim of the symposium was to exchange views on conflict resolution, de-radicalization and reintegration of ex-combatants in the countries bordering the Lake Chad Basin. The participants also discussed past de-radicalization activities in Af

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